Veteran actor Jackie Shroff, has come forward to help lookalike members of the film industry. The actor along with businessman Mehndi Raza, and Archana Sharma of Woman Power Association, have helped out the members of the All India Lookalike Association (AILA) with ration kits. Anil Kapoor's lookalike Aarif Khan, who is the President of AILA confirms the same,
"We have received around 125 ration kits which will be distributed to our members immediately. Jackie dada has always been kind to us. He had helped the widow of his lookalike, who passed away last year, and also agreed to help her this time''. He also added a note of gratitude for the Yash Chopra Foundation for helping them out, saying, "We were sent links to fill in the forms. There are some who are tech-savvy and have managed to fill it and are receiving the money. The new members have been left out but we will find a way to help them too''.
"Our livelihood comes from events which have stopped for the last two years and film shooting is also on hold. Our members are out of work for the last two years and find it difficult to survive,'' he concludes, asking for more help from the industry. Jackie has been working in Bollywood for around four decades. The actor, will soon be seen in the Salman Khan-starrer "Radhe""Radhe", Jackie's latest outing is a Prabhu Deva-directed action drama that co-stars Disha Patani and Randeep Hooda with the film's talismanic hero Salman. The film will release on May 13 on the occasion of Eid in India, on the pay-per-view platform Zeeplex.